ICP Time Course in Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage

  • I. Papo
  • P. Janny
  • G. Caruselli
  • G. Colnet
  • A. Luongo
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Abstract

The criteria for making surgical decisions about primary intracerebral hemorrhages from arterial hypertension are still controversial. The removal of intracerebral hematomas has been advocated to relieve life-threatening intracranial hypertension or to prevent perifocal edema and hemorrhagic infarction from spreading into the surrounding parenchyma, thereby rendering the focal disorders irreversible. Nevertheless, only a few studies on intracranial pressure in such patients are available in literature (1, 5). In both reports ICP was measured only once through a lumbar puncture. We have studied ICP time course in a relatively homogeneous series of 79 patients. Our initial results have appeared in previous reports (2, 3, 6).

Keywords

Neurol Cerebro 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Papo
  • P. Janny
  • G. Caruselli
  • G. Colnet
  • A. Luongo

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